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see cookingcooking,
the process of using heat to prepare foods for consumption.

Many common cooking methods involve the use of oil. Frying is cooking in hot oil; sautéing is cooking in a small amount of oil; stir-frying
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It's also important not to use too high heat when stir-frying," says Chen.
Start stir-frying at medium-high heat," adds Chen, "and once the food is in the pan, then you can bring it up to a higher temperature.
Canned pre-cooked long-grain rice - the ultimate cheat for the busy cook - is great for stir-frying too," says Prue.
These days, when speed in the kitchen counts, opt for quick cooking methods, which include microwaving, stir-frying, boiling, steaming or roasting.
The Kung Pao chef coats the puffy pieces of eggplant with a pinkish sweet and sour glaze accomplished by stir-frying them quickly after dipping them in a very light, almost indiscernible batter.
It would have been more eye appealing if the chicken had a tinge of golden that comes from stir-frying instead of being so white.
Continue stir-frying over high heat until chicken is golden on all sides.